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From French parcour meaning ‘trail or route’, and sometimes called ‘free running’, this is an urban sport combining athletic and gymnastic skills in using the built environment as a kind of obstacle course. It took some established forms of military training techniques in Switzerland, adapted them to an aesthetics of movement, and has claimed some counter-cultural youthful adherents.

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